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Spruce things up just in time for the Holidays with our Painter-for-a-Day Special Holiday Rate

Spruce things up just in time for the Holidays with our Painter-for-a-Day Special Holiday Rate of $440

Continue Reading November 4, 2011 at 7:37 pm Leave a comment

Press Release: Painting Occupied Offices…

Scripps Networks Interactive selected California Color Works for painting their occupied offices. The painting of occupied offices creates many challenges, but with the proper planning, communication, and materials it can be done without any interruptions to the businesses daily operations.

Continue Reading August 16, 2011 at 6:27 pm Leave a comment

5 do’s and don’ts when hiring contractors –

For example, one painting contractor may prefer to paint your room with a tinted primer followed by two coats of latex paint, another may use a one-coat self-priming paint. Find out what industry standards are, what is a no-no under any circumstances …

Continue Reading July 13, 2011 at 5:10 pm Leave a comment

Near-Record Traffic Spurs Call for Aid: PaintSquare News

Americans drove three trillion miles in 2010—the most since 2007 and the third-highest ever—sharpening the need for continued investment in the nation’s roads, bridges and tunnels, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Wednesday (March 2).

Continue Reading March 3, 2011 at 5:55 pm Leave a comment

New ‘Color of Year’ Marks Mood Swing for 2011, Says Pantone “Durability and Design News”

“Honeysuckle,” described as a “vibrant, energetic hue,” has been given the title “color of the year for 2011” by Pantone LLC.

Continue Reading December 29, 2010 at 6:46 pm Leave a comment

SCAQMD to Weigh Additional Moves to Cut VOC Emissions

The South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), which imposes the toughest air-quality regulations on field-applied coatings anywhere in the country, is weighing additional control measures that could be approved next year.

Continue Reading December 28, 2010 at 10:02 pm Leave a comment

CA Projects Seek Non-Copper Antifouling Options

The Port of San Diego, CA, will spend up to $500,000 to fund projects and research designed to develop innovative, non-toxic alternatives to copper-based hull coatings.

Continue Reading December 28, 2010 at 9:52 pm Leave a comment

One Hot Car: Solar Coating Helps Power the ‘Quant’ “Durability + Design News”

In the building of the future, solar power and other forms of “green” energy will keep occupants in comfort. When the day is done, the workers will head for the nearby light-rail line and catch the train to their housing cluster just a few miles away, located within walking distance of the grocery and the café.

Continue Reading November 5, 2010 at 7:07 pm Leave a comment

ASHRAE Offering Free Downloads for Limited Time of ‘Flagship’ Energy-Efficiency Standard 90.1 “Durability + Design News”

ASHRAE is offering free downloads of its flagship energy-efficiency standard, 90.1, for a limited time, as a result of a funding contract with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Continue Reading November 5, 2010 at 4:47 pm Leave a comment

Key Color Drivers: Individual Style Preferences, Economic Realities “Design + Durability News”

A combination of individual style preferences and budget-conscious decorating choices will drive paint color trends in the coming year, says Paint Quality Institute paint and color expert Debbie Zimmer.

Continue Reading November 5, 2010 at 4:39 pm Leave a comment

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